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Anxiety drug Valium is 40 years old this year

...little helper is not so little anymore. Valium, the drug that revolutionized the treatment...made the discovery that eventually led to valium. It was approved for use in 1963 and...from the Latin word for being strong, Valium soon picked up nicknames: "Executive...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/07/17/liv_381397.shtml
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Police seize hundreds of sedatives

Drug agents confiscated hundreds of Valium and Xanax pills from an Augusta home Tuesday...off Wrightsboro Road, and found 785 Valium pills, 104 Xanax pills, 4 grams of powder...possession with intent to distribute Ecstasy, Valium and Xanax. Both also were charged with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/11/27/met_360889.shtml
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Study: Traffic accidents more likely for drivers on anti-anxiety drugs

...prescribed anti-anxiety drugs such as Valium are more than twice as likely to be involved...researchers said. Tranquilizers such as Valium, generically known as diazepam, are...for Hoffman LaRoche, the Swiss maker of Valium, said his company's warning labels...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/10/23/tec_242692.shtml
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People's pharmacy

...he developed severe separation anxiety. Before that he was perfect in every respect. The vets have prescribed Benadryl, Valium, Prozac and phenobarbital over the course of the year. None have helped. We just can't leave him home anymore, which is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/12/01/ent_246170.shtml
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Former police chief facing drug charges

...council in August 1998, went to a Savannah pharmacy and picked up someone else's prescription for diazepam, commonly known as Valium, according to Chatham-Savannah Narcotics Team Capt. David Jenkins. A complainant then called police about the incident...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/05/29/met_262503.shtml
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Drug deaths increasing but not in Georgia

...slowed to 3 percent a year from 2006 to 2011.Benzodiazepines, which can include anti-anxiety medications such as Xanax or Valium, were the most common type of drug involved, according to the report.While nationally the rate has been increasing, Georgia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-16/drug-deaths-increasing-not-g
300 pills stolen from vehicle during Border Bowl

...from the Richmond County Sheriff's Office.Among the medications stolen were 150 pills of hydrocodone and 80 pills each of Valium and Percocet.The veteran told the sheriff's office that the prescriptions were stolen between noon and 5 p.m. Sunday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-01-14/300-pills-stolen-vehic
Child rapist stalked many, left mysteries, FBI says

...death obtained by The Associated Press. MEDICAL CARE: A staffer for the medical contractor at the jail, Corizon, prescribed Valium to help Coniglio cope with panic attacks and symptoms of alcohol withdrawal, according to a report by Sheriff's Office Cpl...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-07-02/ga-child-rapist-stalke
Dentists try new tricks

...But thanks to the soothing effects of a Valium pill given to her by Dr. Andrew Allgood...The patient then takes a small dosage of Valium at home, usually an hour before the procedure...every dentist is trained to administer Valium and nitrous oxide, the Georgia Dental...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/03/07/met_446652.shtml
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Doctor fined for misdeeds

...encounters with female patients and also prescribed them the drug Valium, according to a South Carolina Board of Medical Examiners order...room at his office. For both women, Dr. McRee "prescribed Valium, a controlled substance, inappropriately, without proper...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/08/10/met_294853.shtml
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